Six new books for left-greens and green-lefts: Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century; Militarizing the Environment; The Great Acceleration; The Great Inequality; Congo’s Environmental Paradox; How Did We Get Into This Mess?
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Monbiot on why the UN climate talks have wasted 23 years … Pablo Solon on the climate negotiating text … Bakken Oil and market anarchy … A new era of rapid temperature change
190 governments express “deep concern” about the world’s environmental crises, but don’t plan to do anything about them.
Two posh britishmen discussing nuclear power. Not exactly my cup of tea, I really don’t like the arrogant tone both regularly use, but interesting to follow. (more…)
The UK government’s assessment of the “value” of nature is pure reductionist gobbledegook, dressed up in the language of objectivity and reason. It delivers the natural world into the hands of those who would destroy it. by George Monbiot June 7, 2011 Love, economists have discovered, is depreciating rapidly. On current trends, it is expected to […]
From George Monbiot’s Blog. The Guardian, June 26 2009 It would be laughable anywhere else. But, so everyone says, the Waxman-Markey bill which is likely to be passed in Congress today or tomorrow, is the best we can expect – from America. The cuts it proposes are much lower than those being pursued in the […]